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Excellent way to spend a couple of hours.......

I was taken to the Brewery for a tour by a good friend of mine.....From the start I knew this would... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mark R
Brewery tour with a history lesson

Having lived near BSE for several years often thought of doing the trip. Took my Dad round one... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tim A
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Attached to the beautiful Greene King brewery, our beer cafe is open Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm and Saturday 10am to 6pm. Brunch and Lunch served Monday to Friday 8am - 2pm Saturday 10am - 3pm. We have Brewery Tours everyday and a shop for beers...more
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Abbot House Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1QT, England
+44 1284 714297
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Reviewed yesterday

I was taken to the Brewery for a tour by a good friend of mine.....From the start I knew this would be good.... We arrived for the 2pm tour slot and were warmly welcomed by our beer elf Maureen; what a thoroughly pleasant lady. She...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having lived near BSE for several years often thought of doing the trip. Took my Dad round one evening and it’s was good. Guide very knowledgeable not only about the Brewery but how it fitted in with the history of the town. You get to...More

Thank Tim A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were taken around the brewery with our guide Steve. Steve made the tour really interesting with lots of facts about the history of Greene King. His enthusiasm was very infectious. The tour lasts about an hour and at the end you go and do...More

Thank ReggieRooCat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was so much fun and so informative. Our tour guide Mark was very jokey but knowledgeable and made the whole tour very enjoyable. The facts were interesting and the tour was interactive as well as explanatory so it wasn’t just wandering around listening...More

2  Thank Lauren F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good tour. Mark the tour guide was very friendly and informative ( he told me to say 😉 ) . Joking, he was excellent, as was the tour. Topped off with the tasting at the end, lovely. Thanks Mark.

2  Thank kevin f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday my wife and I did the awesome Greene King brewery tour and tasting. Our guide Mark was a terrific host, very knowledgeable about the brewery, beer and Bury St Edmunds with added good humour to boot. Got to sample 9 beers at the end...More

2  Thank Dan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Greene King has been brewing in Bury St Edmunds since the 18th century. Tour of brewery is interesting and informative and a great view on BSE from the roof!

Thank ijthulborn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyable tour with some great insights into how beers made!, great also to see the view of bury st edmunds from the roof.

Thank clarelbird
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bunch of from work did this tour as part of a night out for a mate leaving our team. Steve was the guide and is a retired GK employee, very passionate about the place which is great, knows his stuff and was very easy to...More

Thank Lee-Anne w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable tour of the brewery with a very knowledgeable guide, enjoyed learning about the history of the brewery and the area. Tasting was also very good, the tour is remarkable good value would recommend to everyone but booking in advance is a good idea

Thank Glenn W
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Holly F
14 August 2018|
Response from Crpsar | Reviewed this property |
Arrive a few min before invoice will be fine it’s ran in small groups
Gemma L
22 November 2017|
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Response from CathyTruin | Property representative |
Absolutely... we're open 10am to 6pm Monday to Saturday and this weekend, if you're venturing to Bury for the Christmas Fayre, were open till 8pm....so do visit, and why not do a brewery tour too? Give us a call on 01284... More
22 July 2017|
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Response from CathyTruin | Property representative |
Premier inn ip33 1ar if there aren't any spaces at the front of the brewery Cheers